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The Splash Zone 8/31/16: Dion Jordan Placed On Reserve/Non-Football Injury List

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Dion Jordan will begin the 2016 season on the reserve/non-football injury list. The move also helped the team get the roster down to 75 players. Jordan will have to sit out for at least 6 weeks before he can see playing time again. Jordan has been drawing praise from head coach Adam Gase about his work ethnic since being reinstated. The Dolphins also placed Zach Vigil on reserve/NFI list.

You can check out that story here, and the rest of the day's round-up below.

Miami Dolphins cut two WRs, put DE Dion Jordan on reserve/NFI - NFL Nation- ESPN
The biggest move by the Dolphins wasn't a roster cut. They put Dion Jordan on the reserve/non-football injury list to help get down to 75 players.

Adam Gase

AC In The AM: Gase Relishes Role As Play-Caller
Dolphins first-year coach Adam Gase knew early on in his career that he had a knack for calling plays and that ability will be so important to the success of this team.

Dolphins Quarterbacks

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill feeling 'comfortable' entering regular season - NFL Nation- ESPN
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has completed 78.7 percent of his passes during the preseason.

NOTEBOOK: Doughty, Dysert To Splits Snaps On Thursday; Other Notes
Both young quarterbacks have had their moments in the preseason, with Doughty turning in a strong performance against the New York Giants and Dysert looking good against the Falcons.

Dolphins Running Backs

Dolphins' mending Kenyan Drake set to make NFL debut Thursday | Miami Herald
Nobody on the Dolphins’ roster has been hurt more the last four-plus years than Kenyan Drake. The explosive running back finally is healthy enough to play in the Dolphins’ preseason finale.

Dolphins Wide Receivers

Dolphins trying to get DeVante Parker to be a professional | Miami Dolphins In Depth
The Miami Dolphins were only a couple of days into their 2016 training camp when receiver DeVante Parker felt a twinge in his hamstring. And then what was a minor nuisance turned into a hamstring strain a couple of minutes...

Adam Gase: DeVante Parker needs to take better care of his body - Sun Sentinel
Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase said WR DeVante Parker needs to do better about taking care of his body.

Dolphins Offensive Line

Miami Dolphins OG Laremy Tunsil admits ‘I still need some work’ | The Daily Dolphin
DAVIE – Rookie offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil expects to receive plenty of work in the Dolphins’ preseason finale Thursday at Hard Rock Stadium against the Titans, work that Tunsil says he still needs.

Promising Start For Pass Protection
In the first three preseason games, quarterback Ryan Tannehill was sacked only once in 53 attempts. The sack came in the second game at Dallas on Aug. 19.

Dolphins Roster

Dolphins Make Roster Moves
Team places two players on reserve/non-football injury list; brings roster down to NFL-mandated 75 players.

Phinsider News You May Have Missed

The Splash Zone 8/30/16: Kenny Stills And DeVante Parker Injured At Practice - The Phinsider
Welcome to the Splash Zone, the quickest way to get your day started off right. We bring you a rundown of Miami Dolphins news from the last 24 hours.

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Dolphins have injury scare Monday including Parker, Stills, Tunsil - The Phinsider
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Dolphins 53-man roster prediction: First cut day edition - The Phinsider
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Dolphins roster cuts include Dion Jordan, Zach Vigil to Reserve/NFI - The Phinsider
The Miami Dolphins have announced the team placed defensive end Dion Jordan and linebacker Zach Vigil on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list. The move clears the final two roster spots the team...